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  Join us for the highly anticipated launch of the Middle East’s cutting-edge satirical newspaper Al Hudood. Cunning, provocative and insightful, don’t miss this chance to hear more about the project from its founders and catch exclusive performances by Jowan Safadi and Bassem Youssef. TALKS | MUSIC | SATIRE | POLITICS | COMMUNITY Opening the […]


Bassem Youssef – Live in London

Al Hudood and Marsm Present: Bassem Youssef – Live in London After a long career as a respected heart surgeon, Bassem Youssef has become one of the most influential and poignant satirists and political commentators from the Middle East. He shot to fame after treating the wounded during the Arab Spring in 2011, when his […]

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Kahareb #2 كهارب – Best of Arabic Electronic & Underground Music

Part of Shubbak 2019* Bringing together the finest selection of electronic and underground artists from the Middle East and North Africa, Kahareb aims to celebrate the vibrant underground scenes of techno, folktronic, global bass, house, trance and more – and the spectacular regional talent that’s making it all happen. SAMA’ (SKYWALKER) ★ SHKOON ★ NURI […]

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Cosmic Analog Ensemble and Ernesto Chahoud

Part of Shubbak 2019* COSMIC ANALOG ENSEMBLE & ERNESTO CHAHOUD A unique night celebrating Lebanon’s two groove giants with the best of underground, analog and vinyl. COSMIC ANALOG ENSEMBLE Spearheading an unparalleled discography of 80 albums over the span of 10 years, Cosmic Analog Ensemble is the project of the mastermind Lebanese producer and multi-instrumentalist Charif […]

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The Trace of the Butterfly – A Tribute to Rim Banna

MARSM and Shubbak (2019) present: Singer-songwriter Tania Saleh, pianist Faraj Suleiman, MC Bu Kolthoum and former Yuma singer Sabrine Jenhani join a line-up of Palestinian musicians to celebrate the life and music of singer and activist Rim Banna. After a ten-year struggle with breast cancer, Palestinian singer Rim Banna’s life was cut short in March […]


Mo Khansa & Kabareh Cheikhats (London Debut)

Part of Shubbak 2019* Mo Khansa & Kabareh Cheikhats (London Debut) Genre defying performances from Casablanca and Beirut: Popular songs meet aerial, drag and DJs in anarchic line-up. Mo Khansa/ خنسا From Beirut comes Mo Khansa: multi-genre musician, performer and aerialist. Contemporary belly-dance, drag, aerial work, middle-eastern avant-pop electronica all meet in a genre-defying performance […]

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The Trace of The Butterfly: A Tribute to Rim Banna | LIVERPOOL

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival in partnership with MARSM UK presents a tribute concert to the renowned Palestinian singer Rim Banna who passed away in 2018, following a decade-long battle with breast cancer. A pivotal and influential figure in the contemporary Palestinian music scene, this one-off performance brings together some of her closest peer musicians to […]


Sila (صلة): Palestine-London DJ exchange

[FULL DETAILS AND TICKETS ANNOUNCED JULY 1ST 2019] Underpinning the burgeoning musical partnerships between Palestine and London comes Sila (صلة) – a vibrant musical exchange tour that celebrates the movement of local grassroots music scenes and the artists at the forefront of their music revolutions. This July, Haifa’s Kabareet founders and Ramallah’s Makimakkuk, Al Nather […]

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Marcel & Rami Khalifé

Revered oud player Marcel Khalifé reinvents his much-loved music with his son Rami and French jazz drummer Aymeric Westrich. This is Khalifé as you’ve never seen him – stripped back from the large ensemble he usually performs with. Played on just oud, piano and drums, we hear his songs in a new way, as the […]


Faraj Suleiman Quintet- EFG London Jazz Festival

Marsm and Kings Place present:   Faraj Suleiman Quintet   After selling out at the EFG London Jazz Festival in 2019, renowned Palestinian composer and pianist Faraj Suleiman returns to the capital to play an exclusive quintet show.   Born in a village in the upper Galilee, Suleiman has been playing the piano since the […]